Skinner

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Auction 2056

February 25, 2001 10:00AM

02-25-2001 02-25-2001

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Painted Fireboard

Painted Fireboard

Lot:
1127
Sold for:
$4,600$4,000

Painted Fireboard, probably Northeastern America, c. 1840, the square mitred shadowbox frame with faux marble paint, with a central portrait of a large chained dog and a small seated man with hat at More ...

Pictorial Hooked Rug

Pictorial Hooked Rug

Lot:
1128
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

Pictorial Hooked Rug, America, c. 1900, pair of blue horses and a tree in an abstract landscape, (mounted), ht. 31, wd. 43 3/4 More ...

Carved Stone Wildcat

Carved Stone Wildcat

Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

Carved Stone Wildcat, 20th century, full-bodied form with conforming carved linear design, no stand, (abrasions, ear crack, minor losses), ht. 24, lg. 41 in. N.B. Found in a garden in Alabama. More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Head Cane

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Head Cane

Lot:
1130
Sold for:
$115$100

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Head Cane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, black painted head with glass eyes and traces of green paint continuing to shaft drilled for tether and tapering to More ...

Carved Figural Wood Cane

Carved Figural Wood Cane

Lot:
1131
Sold for:
$690$600

Carved Figural Wood Cane, 19th century, a carved hand holding an apple on cane with snakes, a lizard, and a frog climbing the shaft, with stand, dark patina, (imperfections), ht. 32 5/8 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Loggers Cane

Carved and Painted Loggers Cane

Lot:
1132
Sold for:
$3,335$2,900

Carved and Painted Logger's Cane, New York, 19th century, knob handle on twisted spiny shaft with faceted personalized cuff "To Pat Moronay," and symbolic logging and drinking carvings More ...

Five Small Assorted Carved Folk and Tramp Art Picture Frames

Five Small Assorted Carved Folk and Tramp Art Picture Frames

Lot:
1133
Sold for:
$978$850

Five Small Assorted Carved Folk and Tramp Art Picture Frames, rectangular forms with applied and/or chip-carved decoration, painted and natural finishes, ht. 7 7/8 to 14 1/4 More ...

Carved Wood Figural Cane

Carved Wood Figural Cane

Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$431$375

Carved Wood Figural Cane, America, 19th century, egg-shaped finial on cane with stylized graduated frogs spiraling up the shaft, medium brown varnish, with stand, ht. 36 1/4 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Carved Wood Cane

Carved Wood Cane

Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$805$700

Carved Wood Cane, America, 19th century, twining snakes around shaft, Adam and Eve heads form finial, dark patination, with stand, (wood checked from top down), ht. 6 3/4 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Cane

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Cane

Lot:
1136
Sold for:
$978$850

Carved and Painted Wood Snake Cane, America, late 19th century, head-shaped handle continuing to tapering full-bodied shaft terminating with ball tip, original black and red painted surface, with More ...

Carved and Painted Buckthorn Cane

Carved and Painted Buckthorn Cane

Lot:
1137
Sold for:
$1,265$1,100

Carved and Painted Buckthorn Cane, America, 19th century, with horse head top, brown head and black shaft, no stand, ht. 36 1/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Carved Rosewood Figural Walking Stick

Carved Rosewood Figural Walking Stick

Lot:
1138
Sold for:
$1,265$1,100

Carved Rosewood Figural Walking Stick, America, late 19th/early 20th century, carved head of a black man on cane with slim-tapered shaft, with stand, ht. 35 5/8 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Carved Ash Figural Cane

Carved Ash Figural Cane

Lot:
1139
Sold for:
$431$375

Carved Ash Figural Cane, America, 19th century, copper doorknob mounted on tapering shaft carved with a naked man climbing above two snakes wrapped around the shaft and the initials "FW," More ...

Grain-Painted Pine Make-Do Peg Board

Grain-Painted Pine Make-Do Peg Board

Lot:
1141
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

Grain-Painted Pine Make-Do Peg Board, 19th century, orange and black fanciful graining and black wooden pegs, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 48 More ...

Carved and Incised Maple Harpsaw

Carved and Incised Maple Harpsaw

Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$1,725$1,500

Carved and Incised Maple Harpsaw, dated 1875, with shaped arms and scrolled terminals centering tightening bar surmounted by carved face, old natural surface, with stand, (minor old scratches), ht. More ...

Carved Wood and Leather Flask

Carved Wood and Leather Flask

Lot:
1144
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

Carved Wood and Leather Flask, the stopper inscribed "J.E." and dated 1841 on obverse, carved face on reverse, above shaped stitched leather flask, old surface, with stand, (minor wear to More ...

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair

Lot:
1146
Sold for:
$316$275

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair, New York State, early 20th century, the slatted curving back and seat flanked by twig stiles and arms above rockers, old varnished surface, ht. 45 More ...

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair

Lot:
1147
Sold for:
$546$475

Rustic Bentwood Hickory and Twig Rocking Chair, New York State, early 20th century, the curving slats flanked by twig stiles and arms above rockers, old refinish, ht. 43 3/4, ht. 13 More ...

Miniature Polychrome Carved Walnut Hanging Wall Box

Miniature Polychrome Carved Walnut Hanging Wall Box

Lot:
1148
Sold for:
$863$750

Miniature Polychrome Carved Walnut Hanging Wall Box, late 19th century, surmounted by carved African/American head over stepped-back sides and crenelated canted front, traces of black and red paint, More ...

Turned and Carved Maple Bottle

Turned and Carved Maple Bottle

Lot:
1149
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Turned and Carved Maple Bottle, probably New England, 19th century, the stopper with carved face over ringed lip and turned swelling body, no stand, (minor shrinkage cracks), ht. 7, dia. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Janus-faced Carved Rootwood Figure

Janus-faced Carved Rootwood Figure

Lot:
1150
Sold for:
$2,875$2,500

Janus-faced Carved Rootwood Figure, late 19th century, two male faces with bead eyes, on one torso and splayed legs terminating in paw feet, traces of old varnish, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 7 in. N.B. Found More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Pheasant

Carved and Painted Wood Pheasant

Lot:
1151
Sold for:
$431$375

Carved and Painted Wood Pheasant, 20th century, (imperfections), lg. 10 More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Songbird

Carved and Painted Wood Songbird

Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$920$800

Carved and Painted Wood Songbird, America, c. 1900, painted yellow with black and cream-colored details, with stand, lg. 5 in. Provenance: More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Articulated Bird of Prey Model

Carved and Painted Wood Articulated Bird of Prey Model

Lot:
1154
Sold for:
$1,610$1,400

Carved and Painted Wood Articulated Bird of Prey Model, America, late 19th century, flying full-bodied form with hinged outstretched wings, original paint in shades of brown with black and orange, More ...

Carved and Painted Green Parrot

Carved and Painted Green Parrot

Lot:
1155
Sold for:
$546$475

Carved and Painted Green Parrot, probably Pennsylvania, the parrot perched on a peaked wooden base, with red, yellow, black, and white details, (paint wear), ht. 3 1/2, lg. 5 5/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Two Carved and Painted Wood Songbirds

Two Carved and Painted Wood Songbirds

Lot:
1156
Sold for:
$863$750

Two Carved and Painted Wood Songbirds, possibly Pennsylvania, 20th century, the birds painted yellow and black with orange highlights perched on peaked wooden bases, (paint wear, repair), lg. 7 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree

Lot:
1157
Sold for:
$3,910$3,400

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, seven assorted birds perched on a branch, tree root and square wooden base, ht. 20 in. Provenance: More ...

Pair of Carved Wood Robins

Pair of Carved Wood Robins

Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$1,955$1,700

Pair of Carved Wood Robins, c. 1930, signed "A.E. Smith Berwick, PA," with polychrome decoration, glass eyes and lead feet, lg. 9 in. Provenance: More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Robin

Carved and Painted Wood Robin

Lot:
1159
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Carved and Painted Wood Robin, Gus Wilson, Portland, Maine, c. 1930, lg. 9 in. N.B. Found in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Provenance: More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree

Lot:
1160
Sold for:
$1,380$1,200

Carved and Painted Wood Bird Tree, America, c. 1900, a mother robin with nest and two chicks perched on a tree branch, (imperfections), ht. 9 More ...